The Rapidian


Free Educator Day at Grand Rapids Public Museum, John Ball Zoo

Submitted 07-24-2018 under NONPROFITS

Teachers and educators can enjoy a free day to explore the GRPM and the John Ball Zoo while learning about education programs available to their classrooms. All educators receive free admission and free parking from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at both institutions.


City, health officials show up to talk Westside cancer concerns to sparse resident attendance

Submitted 07-20-2018 under NEWS

Alicynne Glazier, the public health epidemiologist newly hired by the Kent County Health Department, still gave her presentation to both groups, explaining the process and guidelines the KCHD follows for addressing concerns at the July 19, 2018 meeting at Servants Community Church.


Rare Corpse Flower set to bloom at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Submitted 07-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Rare Amorphophallus titanum has been 18 years in the making.


Grand River Water Festival combines musical entertainment, discussion of water protection

Submitted 06-20-2018 under NEWS

Free festival offers live music along with food, drinks, and a chance to learn more about stewardship of the Michigan's waters and environment.


New show 'Space School' coming to public museum's planetarium

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

Beginning Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium, Space School, will feature astronauts training underwater for working in space.


Making Choices Michigan celebrates National Healthcare Decisions Day

Submitted 04-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

Emmy-Award Winning Journalist Cathy Wurzer presents “Convening Community Conversations on Living and Dying,” a special presentation about living as fully as possible in spite of disease and disability


"Be the Astronaut" opens at Grand Rapids Public Museum this June

Submitted 03-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

The focus of the exhibit is on the concepts common to all space flights and invites visitors into a futuristic storyline as the framework to communicate these ideas.


Learn how to make safe, healthy lawns and gardens in Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-20-2018 under NONPROFITS

Did you know the Sierra Club is active right here in Grand Rapids? Come join us at our special event on Monday April 9, 2018 7:00 p.m. at Mayfair Church, 1736 Lyon St. N.E..


John Ball Zoo opens early for spring

Submitted 03-20-2018 under NEWS

Reduced ticket prices are offered now through April 27 for currently opened exhibits, such as the grizzly bears, otters, tigers, and the red panda, Wyatt.


Water's Extreme Journey Exhibit opening, Ethnic Heritage Festival at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 01-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum on February 3 to celebrate two exciting events - the opening of the new exhibit Water’s Extreme Journey and the 2018 Ethnic Heritage Festival.